Mumbai Indians won a thrilling game against Rajasthan Royals at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday, April 30. The five-time IPL champions defeated the inaugural IPL champions by six wickets while chasing a mammoth target of 213 runs. MI's fan page mocked Rajasthan on Twitter in a revengeful way after winning the game.
MI batter Tim David launched three consecutive maximums in the last over, which was bowled by West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder, to help his team win the match with three balls remaining.
Mumbai Indians fan page 'MI Fans Army' mocked Rajasthan Royals, who had earlier tweeted a photo in which Sandeep Sharma was celebrating after taking the all-important wicket of MI skipper Rohit Sharma and captioned it, 'Sorry Wankhede.' Later, MI Fans Army replied after winning the game with a photo of Tim David hitting the last six and captioned, 'Sorry Rajasthan.'
Check the tweet thread here:
MI vs RR was a thriller as Rajasthan scored a humongous total of 212 in 20 overs with the Yashasvi Jaiswal scoring his first IPL hundred. The stylish left-hander hit the MI bowlers all around the park as he raced to 124 off 62 balls. Mumbai started the chase slowly as they lost their captain to Sandeep Sharma early and Ishan Kishan labored his way to 28 off 23 balls but was out to Ravi Ashwin.
Cameron Green and Suryakumar Yadav brought them back into the game. Green scored 44 off just 26 balls and Surya Kumar came back in form with a fifty. It seemed to be over when Sandeep held on to an excellent catch to dismiss the in-form Surya Kumar Yadav but Tim David and Tilak Varma had other ideas. The game boiled down to the last over with 17 needed and Tim David hit three consecutive sixes to Jason Holder to win the game for Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians move up to seventh in the table and this could prove to be a turning point of the season for them while the Royals have been dropped to the third spot with five wins in nine matches. Rohit Sharma’s men will face Punjab on Wednesday, May 3 at the PCA stadium in Mohali, on the other hand, RR will host defending champions GT at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Friday, May 5.